1 What kind of pastry do you use to make eclairs?
2 Which bank liked to say yes?
3a In which part of London was The Good Life set?
3b In which town is Birds of a Feather set?
3c In which part of London was Steptoe & Son set?
4 At what times do polling stations open & close at UK General Elections?
5 What was the name of the cruise ship that ran aground off the coast of Tuscany in 2012?
6 What did the Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell throw to George Osborne in the House of Commons last week?
7 If you saw a cuspidor in a bar what would you use it for?
8 Apart from Great Britain, name 4 European countries to have won the Davis Cup?
9 The drug AZT was one of the first to be used to treat which disease?
10 In the song If I Were a Rich Man, he would have “one long staircase just going up & one even longer……. what”?
11 The pressure group ASH are anti-smoking, what is the name of the group who promote the right to smoke?
12 Which chemical element is now officially spelt the American way with an “f” instead of a “ph”?
13 Which bands or singers had top 5 hits with these “sunny” songs?
Seasons in the Sun (1999) The Sun Always Shines on TV (1985) Girl (1979) Lazy Sunday (1968)
14 Miss Tibbs & Miss Gatsby were 2 spinsters who appeared regularly in which classic BBC sitcom?
15 Apart from ice cream what other 2 ingredients are essential for Rocky Road ice cream?
16 Which Australian tennis player was world no.1 & no.1 seed at the first professional Wimbledon in 1968?
17 Who famously said in front of a Parliamentary Committee in July 2011 that it was “the most humble day of my life”?
18 The film of Harry Potter & the Philosopher’s Stone was known as what in the USA?
19 Which Lancashire town do Gracie Fields & folk singer Mike Harding have in common?
20 Which 2 of the 7 deadly sins begin with G?
21 In film, which famous jewel was stolen by Sir Charles Lytton alias The Phantom?
22 Suriname, Angola & Eritrea were former colonies of which European countries?
23 In the Wheels On the Bus – how do the wipers go & how does the horn go?
24 On which rivers are these dams – Aswan, Kariba, Hoover?
25 Which of these is the heaviest – black bear, grizzly bear or polar bear?
26 Which Italian club did Paul Gascoigne play for?
27 Which of these can run the fastest – hare, horse or greyhound?
28 Name 3 of the original locations of Butlins holiday camps in England?
29 How many F1 World Champions have been called Hill?
30 What are the 4 countries in the EU beginning with S?
3c Shepherd’s Bush
4 7 am & 10 pm
5 Costa Concordia
6 Mao’s Little Red Book
8 Any 4 pf France Sweden Italy Czechoslovakia Germany Spain Croatia Serbia Switzerland
10 Coming down
13 Westlife, A-Ha, Blondie, Faces
14 Fawlty Towers
15 Nuts & Marshmallow
16 Rod Laver
17 Rupert Murdoch
18 HP & the Sorcerer’s Stone
20 Greed Gluttony
21 Pink Panther
22 Netherlands, Portugal, Italy
23 Swish (x3) Beep (x3)
24 Nile, Zambesi, Colorado
28 Bognor Regis, Clacton, Minehead, Skegness, Filey
29 3 – Graham Damon & Phil
30 Sweden Spain Slovenia Slovakia
Q Which English city was the first to broadcast a BBC Local Radio station?
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Q In which year did Baby Bel cheese go on sale in France?